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Night Comes On is a 2018 American drama film directed by Jordana Spiro, who wrote the screenplay with Angelica Nwandu. It premiered on January 19, 2018 at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival.

Night Comes On
Directed byJordana Spiro
Produced by
Written by
Music by
CinematographyHatuey Viveros Lavielle
Edited byTaylor Levy
Release date
  • January 19, 2018 (2018-01-19) (Sundance)
Running time
86 minutes
CountryUnited States



A Teen is released from juvenile detention just as she turns 18. Her mother had been murdered, so she partners with her 10-year-old sister to seek vengeance.[1]


Release and receptionEdit

Night Comes On premiered on January 19, 2018 at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival.[2] The review aggregator Metacritic surveyed 15 critics and assessed 14 reviews as positive and 1 as mixed. It gave an weighted average score of 79 out of 100, which it said indicated "generally favorable reviews".[3] The similar website Rotten Tomatoes surveyed 42 critics and, categorizing the reviews as positive or negative, assessed all 42 as positive. Of the 92 reviews, it determined an average rating of 7.6 out of 10. It gave the film a score of 100% and summarized the critical consensus, "Steadily drawing viewers into its harrowing tale with equal parts grim intensity and startling compassion, Night Comes On heralds the arrivals of debuting director Jordan Spiro and her magnetic young stars."[1]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b Staff. "Night Comes On". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved October 24, 2018.
  2. ^ Staff. "Night Comes On". Sundance Institute. Retrieved October 24, 2018.
  3. ^ Staff. "Night Comes On Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved October 24, 2018.

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